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BMW R 1250 GS Vs Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Vs BMW R 1200 RT comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 20.45 Lakh
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₹ 30.53 Lakh
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₹ 18.35 Lakh
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Overview

BMW R 1250 GS Vs Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Vs BMW R 1200 RT Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs R 1200 RT on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs R 1200 RT – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special in New Delhi starts at ₹ 30.53 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 34.84 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, BMW R 1200 RT price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 18.35 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.55 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GSHarley-Davidson Street Glide SpecialBMW R 1200 RT
Price₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 30.53 Lakh₹ 18.35 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWHarley-DavidsonBMW
Body TypeOff RoadCruiserSports
Mileage21.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power134.00 bhp65.00 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC1745.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs R 1200 RT – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special base engine returns 15 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 RT base returns 20 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Km/l.

R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs R 1200 RT – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RT comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1254.0 cc1745.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm150 Nm @ 3250 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledAir CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L22.7 L25.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 L3.0 L4.0 L
Mileage 21.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 249 kg361 kg276 kg
Length 2207 mm2425 mm2222 mm
Width 953 mm970 mm983 mm
Height 1430 mm1340 mm1416 mm
Wheelbase 1525 mm1625 mm1485 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm125 mmN/A
Seat Height 870 mm685 mm805 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet MultiplateOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineDouble CradleTwo-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox Unit
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutEnforcer Cast AluminumBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminum Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) Via Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable Via HandwheelEnforcer Cast AluminumCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Floating Disc BrakesDiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc BrakeDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm300 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19130/60B19 61H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17180/65B16 81H180/55 ZR 17

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free12V, MF12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDHalogenHalogen
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogueAnalogue
TachometerDigitalAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
BSIV--cross
Digital Speedomter--cross
Low Seat Height--cross
Rear Wider Tires--cross
Storage Area Below Rear Seat --cross
USB Charging--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special

Competitor of BMW R 1200 RT

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